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Offset - definition(s)


(1) [cartography] In cartography, the displacement or movement of features so that they do not overlap when displayed at a given scale. For example, a road can be offset from a river if the symbols are wide enough that they overlap.

(2) [symbology] In symbology, the shift of the origin or insertion point of a symbol in an x and/or y direction.

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Source: esri, 24 June 2012 09:44:45, External 

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